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Re think shared_online_experience - final 1-16-13

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Re think shared_online_experience - final 1-16-13 Re think shared_online_experience - final 1-16-13 Presentation Transcript

  • ReTHINKShared Online Experience
  • Vision•Intentional shared online learning experience•Admitted Freshmen and TransferUndergraduate and all International students•Complete prior to orientation•Meet benchmarks for Council for theAdvancement of Standards (CAS)
  • Current New Student OrientationLearning Outcomes:•Satisfied with decision to attend PSU•Know how to access an academic adviser toplan for future terms•Understand how to register for courses•Able to identify resources on campus to seeksupport•Understand graduation requirements
  • Rationale•Limited time at in-person orientation•People and money•Large transfer population with complex lives•International and Non Resident Freshmenanxious to start•Online options provide a robust resource toolthat will persist•Like MOOCs, creating a tool for students tolearn at their own pace
  • Process Map
  • Target Populations•Domestic First Year Students•Domestic Transfer Students•International First Year, Transfer and GraduateStudents
  • Shared Content•PSU History*•University Learning Outcomes•Alcohol and Substance Abuse Education•Sexual Assault Awareness Education•Academic Expectations/Dishonesty/Plagiarism•Campus Safety Programs & Services*•Information Technology Resources•Library Resources•Paying for PSU*•Degree Requirements*•Student Health & Counseling*•Preparing for Orientation: Advising
  • Shared Content (Continued)•ID Card Services*•Transportation & Parking*•Time Management/Study Skills•Campus Employment•Campus Involvement•University Housing*•Academic Support•Intentional Advising•Campus Recreation•Athletics
  • First Year Students: Who are they? Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012New to PSU first-yearstudents 1383 1336 1418Percent of total new 37% 34% 31%studentsPercent from Non-Res 22.8% 24.6% 24.8%Percent from Oregon 77.2% 75.4% 75.2%Average GPA 3.3 3.4 3.4 Average age of first-year students: 19 Percent enrolled Full-Time: 90.3% Percent enrolled Part-Time: 9.7%Source: OIRP Fact Book (4th week)
  • First Year Students: Why do theyneed help?•Transitions and responsibility•Definition of a successful student•When and where to ask for help•Understanding university structure•Where to look for info/events
  • First Year Students: Why do theyneed options?• Fall-to-fall retention rates• Graduation rates• More technologically savvy than others• Accustomed to accessing info rather than retaining it
  • Transfer Students: Who are they? Fall 2010 Fall 2011New to PSU undergraduate transferstudents (excluding Post-Bac and 2,496 2,597Non-AdmitsPercent of total new students 63% 66%Percent from an Oregon CC 61% 62%Percent from OUS 9% 9%Percent from out of state 26% 25% Average age of transfer students: 26 Percent enrolled Full-Time: 70% Percent enrolled Part-Time: 30%
  • Transfer Students: Why do theyneed options?2010 NSSE data:•Direct-entry seniors spent more hours workingon campus, whereas transfer students spentmore hours working off-campus.•Direct-entry seniors reported more hours spentin co-curricular activities than transfer seniors.•Transfer seniors spent more time caring fordependents than direct-entry seniors.
  • Transfer Students: What wouldhelp?A Shared Online Experience could:•Provide information on a variety of topics•Deliver information at a time students canaccess it•Allow students to access informationrepeatedly and at later times•Address different learning style
  • International Students: Who arethey?Fall 2012 = 2105 students (10%+ from 2011)Undergraduates = 1399 (67%)Graduates = 697 (33%)Studying English (IELP and ESL) = 554 (26%)Saudi Arabia = 474China = 354India = 187Japan = 155Vietnam = 111South Korea = 103
  • International Students: Why dothey need help?•New education system•Large number of tasks to complete pre-arrival•Culture shock•Challenges with language and new academicand administrative systems•Ongoing support required (post mentorprogram)
  • International Students: What is thesolution?•Shared online experience (for undergraduatenon IELP/ESL students)•Webpage/site with dynamic, informationalvideo clips, and resources: *Pre-arrival information *International Student Mentor Program *Arrival information *Connecting with the international community *Immigration regulations
  • In Conclusion…• Committed to improving the student experience by improving transition to PSU• Recruitment and retention tool• Collaborative effort between many offices• Utilizing existing and new technologies
  • Sample videohttp://video.realviewtv.com/education/plu/?channel=1•Professional appearance•Dynamic•Shows how students utilize resources•Accessible – not YouTube
  • Sample Video